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Microadventures: Breaking Down the Barriers of Visiting a Wild Place

Microadventures are exactly that - tiny little trips with minimal fuss, minimal gear, and maximum bang for the buck.

Little Red Wagon GEO Review: Craft Coffee for Backpackers

GEO is a single-serve, disposable pourover filter containing freshly roasted artisan coffee.

The 60-Second Backpacker, Episode No. 1: Weigh Your Stuff

The 60-Second Backpacker is a video series that provides bite-sized shorts about equipment, techniques, and philosophy of ultralight backpacking.

Flash Reviews No. 4

Introductory Reviews of the Sonim XP7 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone; Fenix HL22 Single-AA Headlamp; and Casio Pathfinder PRG-270 Watch.

Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping

A lightweight approach to traveling light in the winter on snowshoes.

Vertex Solid Fuel Stove Review

A solid fuel/alcohol stove that folds flat for storage and assembles into a rock-solid structure for stable cooking.

Flash Reviews No. 3

Introductory reviews of the Sil-Dripper Coffee Brewer, the Elemental Horizons Pocket, and the Klymit Motion 35 Pack.

Lightweight Mealtime Routines for Group Cooking

Simplifying the process of planning, preparing, and cooking for groups in the wild.

Packrafting the Smith River Canyon

Eight packrafters spend four days floating sixty miles in one of Montana's most remote and inaccessible river canyons.

Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows

Neck problems? Back problems? An ultralight inflatable pillow may be an ideal solution, but don't dive in head first. Read this first to see which ultralight pillows are the best.

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